Signature Programs

Mele A‘e

Mele A‘e provides a venue for aspiring local musical artists to introduce themselves to audiences in Hawai‘i and beyondto display their talents, and launch their careers.

Recorded in ‘Ōlelo’s new state-of-the-art Studio 1122, Mele grounds us in the tradition of storytelling unique to Hawai‘i. Mele connects us to life across the generations. It embodies the hopes, dreams and aspirations of all who call Hawai‘i home, inspired by Aloha. Mele A‘e  – embracing the music to come. Imagine the possibilities.

Beginning July 2021, Mele A‘e premieres the fourth Sunday of every month at 7:00 PM on ‘Ōlelo channel 53, our ‘Ōlelo Mobile Appour Facebook page, and our YouTube channel.

CLICK HERE to watch all episodes. CLICK HERE for an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature.

Think you have what it takes to be a Mele A‘e star? Audition HERE.

Island Focus

Island Focus is a monthly half-hour television series produced by ‘Ōlelo Community Media as a community service. The show features exclusive interviews with members of our government, business, education, and community sectors and talk about their passions, what’s new, and what impact they’ve made.

“Focused on the personalities behind the organizations, industries, and agencies that keep Oʻahu moving, that’s Island Focus,” says host Lyla Berg. “We get to highlight the passion and influence of both the people and places that inspire, inform and impact our everyday lives.”

Island Focus premieres on ‘Ōlelo Channel 53, first and third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm, and Sundays at 4:30pm.

CLICK HERE for more information and to watch all episodes.


Conversations with the First Lady

Every month, ‘Ōlelo Community Media will be joining First Lady of Hawai‘i Dawn Amano-Ige to bring you Conversations with the First Lady, a monthly series for children and families. In this thirty-minute show, she will be reading you some of her favorite children’s stories followed by a conversation with a community leader.

CLICK HERE to watch all episodes.


Live at the Legislature

​Live at the Legislature is a live half-hour weekly news program that focuses on the issues, legislation, and topics of importance emerging from this year’s legislative session.  Each week, State Senators and Representatives provide a variety of perspectives on the issues from both sides of the aisle.

Tune in to Live at the Legislature during the legislative session on Tuesdays at 8:30 AM  (LIVE) and Wednesdays at 7:00 PM on ‘Ōlelo channel 49.

CLICK HERE to view episodes from the 2021 legislative session.


Talk Story with House Majority

House Majority Leader Della Au Belatti conducts timely virtual interviews with State officials, community leaders, and fellow legislators about how the State is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Some notable guests include Governor David Ige, Brigadier General Moses Kaoiwi, Dr. Melinda Ashton, Dr. Sarah Park and Hawai‘i Attorney General Clare Connors. Rep. Belatti also showcases State departments and community organizations in her “Community Spotlight” segments.

CLICK HERE to view episodes from the 2021 legislative session.



Inside the Senate

Inside The Senate is a live half-hour news program that gives viewers an inside look at what is going on in the Hawaiʻi State Senate. Hosted by Senate Communications Director Jacob Aki, members of the Senate will have the opportunity to talk about what’s going on in their communities and at the State Capitol.

Viewers can participate by emailing questions to and by engaging on social media using #InsideTheSenate.

Tune in to Inside The Senate during the legislative session every other Wednesday at 6:30 PM on ‘Ōlelo 49.